Senior Investment Manager
Esete focuses on deal sourcing, initial analysis, and structuring of transaction. She is responsible for and manages the analysts and investment managers at Zoscales. Esete has over 10 years experience within M&A in Ethiopia and Africa. She managed the M&A practice of EY Ethiopia, directly reporting to the responsible partner while managing a team of 8. She advised on most of the large transactions that took place in Ethiopia. As an example, she worked on some of the notable FMCG transactions e.g. breweries, bottled water, soap and detergent, etc. Before joining the M&A practice of EY, Esete worked as an analyst and associate within the advisory arm of EY Ethiopia where she gained enormous experience advising Ethiopian and African companies within strategic value creation, business plan development, financial restructuring, organization transformation, performance management, etc. She also worked shortly as a lecturer at Addis Ababa University before joining EY. Esete holds a Master of Business Administration from London School of Business & Management London, UK and a Business Management Degree from Addis Ababa University.